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Shared Reading Volunteer Information Day
Date: 23rd February 2018
Details:  Friday 23rd February, 10:30am - 12pm

• New skills, new challenge
• Real sense of achievement
• Read more, read differently
• Make meaningful connections

Each week we see how Shared Reading improves people’s health and well-being, reduces social isolation and strengthens communities. We’re looking for passionate volunteers to join our Shared Reading movement and share their love of reading with others.

In Wigan & Leigh, we are keen to meet anyone interested in bringing Shared Reading to their communities, and would especially love to speak to anyone who is interested in reading with people living with dementia.

Interested? Think you could help? Pop along and speak to The Reader team!
Venue:  The Oak Centre, Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare St, Hindley WN2 3HZ
Website:  Click to visit

Wigan & District Speakers Club
Date: 1st March 2018
Details:  Thursday 1st March, 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Learning to speak in public is a way of building your self confidence personally, at work and socially.

Wigan & District Speakers Club is able to assist you achieve your goals by providing a friendly and supportive setting in which you can acquire new speaking skills, gain self confidence, meet new people and have lots of fun.

We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month. New members welcome!
Venue:  Sunshine House, Wellington St, Wigan WN1 3SD
Website:  Click to visit

Wigan Beer Festival 1st - 3rd March 2018
Date: 1st March 2018
Details:  The 31st Wigan Beer Festival organised by the Wigan Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

As normal, the beer festival will be held on the first weekend in March, which will be from Thursday 1st March 2018 through to Saturday 3rd March 2018. The venue is yet again the Robin Park Arena, opposite the DW Stadium.

There festival will feature over 90 real ales, draught foreign beers, cider and perry, live entertainment, games and tombola and a variety of food stalls.

The festival will be open as follows – Thursday 17:30-23:00, Friday 12:00-23:00, Saturday 11:30-22:00.

Entrance for CAMRA members is free at all sessions. Entry fees for non-CAMRA members are as follows: Thursday – free ; Friday, before 6pm – £1 ; Friday, after 6pm – £3 ; Saturday – £2.

There will be a shuttle bus operating between the town centre and the festival venue. The cost of the bus journey is free although donations are welcomed for the upkeep of the buses and service provided by the Wigan Transport Trust.

This years Theme is Pie-lot our Wigan aviation start, fancy dress Saturday optional!

More details see our website.
Venue:  Robin Park Arena, Sports and Tennis Centre, Loire Drive, Wigan, WN5 0UH.
Website:  Click to visit

Charity Race Night
Date: 10th March 2018
Details:  Saturday 10th March, 7.30pm

Raising money for Prostate Cancer UK

Prizes for winning owners
Become an owner @ £10 per horse
Hurry limited availability - click the link to buy one

Free admission

Email: info@latics2amsterdam.co.uk
Venue:  The Honeysuckle Inn, 75-77 Pool Street, Wigan WN3 5BT
Website:  Click to visit

Lancashire Cat Club Show
Date: 10th March 2018
Details:  100s of cats on exhibition, both pedigree and non-pedigree. Many stalls mainly cat and other pet based but also some of general interest.
Entrance to the public from 12.30 pm
Venue:  Robin Park Sports Centre. Loire Drive, Newtown, Wigan WN5 0UH

Wigan & District Speakers Club
Date: 15th March 2018
Details:  Thursday 15th March, 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Learning to speak in public is a way of building your self confidence personally, at work and socially.

Wigan & District Speakers Club is able to assist you achieve your goals by providing a friendly and supportive setting in which you can acquire new speaking skills, gain self confidence, meet new people and have lots of fun.

We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month. New members welcome!
Venue:  Sunshine House, Wellington St, Wigan WN1 3SD
Website:  Click to visit

Singing By Heart - Dementia Friendly Singing Group
Date: 19th March 2018
Details:  Monday 19th March

Starts at 11.45am with soup/roll lunch

'Singing by Heart' is for those living with Dementia and their carers. Please let us know if you plan to come so that refreshments can be prepared (soup and a roll, tea and coffee).

Tel: 01942 826461
Email: mark.v.lewis@salvationarmy.org.uk
Or alison.lewis@salvationarmy.org.uk
Venue:  The Salvation Army, Scholes Crossing, Wigan WN1 3QJ
Website:  Click to visit

Speed Dating in Manchester
Date: 27th March 2018
Details:  Manchester Speed Dating

How speed dating in Manchester works
A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Manchester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening. The Speed Dating in Manchester will commence with the speed dating then taking place for the remainder of the evening.

How many dates will I get at a Manchester Speed Dating event?
You will normally get between twelve and fifteen dates depending on the venue location at one of our Speed Dating in Manchester events. Occasionally we go up to twenty dates. Any more and you would probably be exhausted.

What if I like someone at the Speed Dating in Manchester event?
If you like someone at the Manchester Speed Dating event, simply enter a tick on your Speeding Ticket corresponding to the person you like to indicate you may want to see that person again. The following day you can either sign in to the web site and enter your choices directly, or call the office and one of the team will enter your ticks for you to match you up with others from the Speed Dating in Manchester.
The Speed Dating in Manchester is a speed dating event brought to you by Slow Dating on http://www.slowdating.com/speed-dating/speed-dating-in-Manchester.aspx

Book now today: Manchester Speed Dating
Venue:  WALRUS
Website:  Click to visit

Wigan & District Speakers Club
Date: 5th April 2018
Details:  Thursday 5th April, 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Learning to speak in public is a way of building your self confidence personally, at work and socially.

Wigan & District Speakers Club is able to assist you achieve your goals by providing a friendly and supportive setting in which you can acquire new speaking skills, gain self confidence, meet new people and have lots of fun.

We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month. New members welcome!
Venue:  Sunshine House, Wellington St, Wigan WN1 3SD
Website:  Click to visit

Wigan & District Speakers Club
Date: 19th April 2018
Details:  Thursday 19th April, 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Learning to speak in public is a way of building your self confidence personally, at work and socially.

Wigan & District Speakers Club is able to assist you achieve your goals by providing a friendly and supportive setting in which you can acquire new speaking skills, gain self confidence, meet new people and have lots of fun.

We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month. New members welcome!
Venue:  Sunshine House, Wellington St, Wigan WN1 3SD
Website:  Click to visit

 
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